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Andrew Burrows - Testing the untestable: a beginner’s guide to mock objects [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/testing-the-untestable-a-beginners-guide-to-mock-objects) In this session you will learn your way around Python 3’s unittest.mock package through examples. You’ll learn about the Mock class, sentinels and patching. You will see the benefits that mocks can bring and learn to avoid the pitfalls....
Topics: Beginners, Testing, EuroPython2016, Python
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Malwina Nowakowska - RESTful API - Best Practices. [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/restful-api-best-practises) It is important to understand from the beginning how model API should look like. Do not repeat your friends’ mistakes and make developers upset! There are some simple rules that can make your API cooler - clean, safe and efficient. Based on both bad and good examples of REST APIs (I had to deal...
Topics: Best Practice, RESTful, APIs, EuroPython2016, Python
Michał Karzyński - Building beautiful RESTful APIs using Flask [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/building-beautiful-restful-apis-using-flask-1) This talk demonstrates a technique for developing RESTful APIs using Flask and Flask-Restplus. These tools automate common API tasks such as: validating input, serializing output, routing requests to methods, and turning Python exceptions into HTTP responses. The...
Topics: Open-Source, Web Track, Web Servers and MicroFWs (Flask/Tornado/Nginx/...), Documentation,...
Anna Herlihy - Wrestling Python into LLVM Intermediate Representation [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/wrestling-python-into-llvm-intermediate-representation) The LLVM Project provides an intermediate representation (LLVM-IR) that can be compiled on many platforms. LLVM-IR is used by analytical frameworks to achieve language and platform independence. What if we could add Python to the long list of languages...
Topics: Cross-Platform-Development, Compiler and Interpreters, Open-Source, Data Science, Analytics,...
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Florian Wilhelm - Handling GPS Data with Python [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/handling-gps-data-with-python) If you have ever happened to need to deal with GPS data in Python you may have felt a bit lost. This talk presents libraries starting from basic reading and writing GPS tracks in the GPS Exchange Format to adding missing elevation information. Also visualisation of tracks on OpenStreetmap data with...
Topics: Visualization, Science, Jupyter/iPython Notebook, Sensors, EuroPython2016, Python
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Hynek Schlawack - Get Instrumented! [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/get-instrumented) To get real time insight into your running applications you need to instrument them and collect metrics: count events, measure times, expose numbers. Sadly this important aspect of development was a patchwork of half-integrated solutions for years. Prometheus changed that and this talk will walk you through instrumenting...
Topics: Performance, Best Practice, Operations, DevOps general, Use Case, EuroPython2016, Python
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John Sutherland - Iteration, iteration, iteration [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/iteration-iteration-iteration) There should be something for everyone in this whistle–stop tour of iteration in Python setting off from `for`–loops, and riding cross–country to multiplexing coroutines! See and hear the amazing sights and sounds of list comprehensions, and generators. Take in the amazing vistas from...
Topics: Beginners, Python general, Programming, Functional Programming, EuroPython2016, Python
Elizaveta Shashkova - Monkey-patching: a magic trick or a powerful tool? [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/monkey-patching-a-magic-trick-or-a-powerful-tool) Monkey-patching is a dynamic modification of a class or a module at runtime. The Python gives developers a great opportunity to use monkey-patching almost everywhere. But should developers do it? Is it a magic trick or a powerful tool? In this talk we will...
Topics: Debugging, Python general, Best Practice, Development, Programming, EuroPython2016, Python
Joaquin Berenguer - Server for IoT devices and Mobile devices using Wifi Network, [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/server-for-iot-devices-and-mobile-devices-using-wifi-network) The server is developed in Python 3.4, using MySQL5.6 The mobile device application is developed using Kivy. The application in the IoT device is developed in C. The IoT device is a hardware device using ATSAMD21 from Atmel, and wifi is...
Topics: Algorithms, Beginners, Agile, APIs, Analytics, EuroPython2016, Python
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Michał Bultrowicz - TDD of Python microservices [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/tdd-of-python-microservices) A framework-agnostic approach to creating Python microservices with a tests-first approach. I'll show how to utilize Docker and Swagger to create service and contract tests that run your service as an independent process, as if it was running in production, giving you and your team a higher degree of...
Topics: Test Driven Development (TDD), Docker, RESTful, Web Track, EuroPython2016, Python
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Tobias Oberstein - Scaling Microservices with Crossbar.io [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/scaling-microservices-with-crossbario) Microservices offer an efficient way to only scale those parts of your application which are performance bottlenecks. We will demo and explain open source tech which allows the easy scaling out across distributed devices. The audience will be able to donate processor cycles from...
Topics: Scaling, Architecture, Distributed Systems, Internet of Things (IoT), Microservices,...
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Mike BRIGHT - Jupyter for everything else [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/jupyter-for-everything-else) Sure you can do a chunk of scientific exploration and stuff in Jupyter in your choice of language supplemented with visuals and that's already awesome ! But let's head off the beaten track a little to look at other uses, especially command-line. We'll look at some alternate uses of Jupyter ... ----- - Write...
Topics: Visualization, Use Case, Jupyter/iPython Notebook, Docker, Command-Line, EuroPython2016, Python
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Björn Meier - NetworkX Visualization Powered by Bokeh [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/networkx-visualization-powered-by-bokeh) Visual data exploration, e.g. of social networks, can be ugly manual work. The talk will be an introduction for the combined usage of NetworkX and Bokeh in a Jupyter Notebook to show how easy interactive network visualization can be. ----- During some work with social network...
Topics: Visualization, Web General, EuroPython2016, Python
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Ian Lewis - Deep Learning with Python & TensorFlow [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/deep-learning-with-python-tensorflow) Python has lots of scientific, data analysis, and machine learning libraries. But there are many problems when starting out on a machine learning project. Which library do you use? How do they compare to each other? How can you use a model that has been trained in your production app?...
Topics: Deep Learning, Science Track, Machine-Learning, EuroPython2016, Python
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Claudia Guirao Fernández - Python, Data & Rock'n'Roll [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/python-data-rocknroll) Approach to topics, evolution, correlations through the lyrics of some of the greatests rock bands of all times. We will talk about the different phases of this personal project, in which I approach to a passion through a scientific method. This is a project that combine different techniques: -...
Topics: Visualization, Natural Language Processing, MongoDB, Data Science, Beginners, EuroPython2016, Python
Michele Simionato - How to migrate from PostgreSQL to HDF5 and live happily ever after [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/how-to-migrate-from-postgresql-to-hdf5-and-live-happily-ever-after) This talk is for people who have a lot of floating numbers inside PostgreSQL tables. I will bring as an example my personal experience with a scientific project that used PostgreSQL as storage for a rather complex set of...
Topics: Algorithms, Big Data, Architecture, Science Track, Testing, EuroPython2016, Python
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Alexandre Savio - Nipy on functional brain MRI [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/nipy-on-functional-brain-mri) This is an introductory talk to modern brain image analysis tools. I will show how to use nipy tools to process one resting-state fMRI subject, perform intra-subject registration, ICA analysis to extract and visualize resting-state networks. If the time allows me I will introduce an anatomical brain...
Topics: Science, EuroPython2016, Python
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Ryan Lahfa - Free your papers, researchers! [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/free-your-papers-researchers) Research is financed from public money and researchers publish papers. But, papers are often unavailable to everyone except if you pay money for it, which seems wrong! What can we do as developers? Well, we can help researchers to open their papers! ----- And of course, how do we do it? Python, of course!...
Topics: Science, PostgreSQL, Open-Source, Community, EuroPython2016, Python
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Sophia Davis - Peeking into Python’s C API [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/peeking-into-pythons-c-api) Ever wondered how Python works under the hood? One way to learn about Python-the-C-program is by exploring the C API for writing Python bindings to native C libraries. In this talk, we will walk through a simple example of making a C library callable from Python code and vice versa. Along the way, we will...
Topics: Data Structures, CPython, EuroPython2016, Python
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Takuro Wada - 3D Modeling and Printing by Python [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/3d-modeling-and-printing-by-python) Creating 3D model for 3D printing is pretty hard for non 3D CG designer or non 3D CAD engineer. But recently, so many 3D software (like Maya, Blender, Fusion360 and so on) provides Python API to manipulate 3D data in those software. So in this session, I will introduce Python API of Blender and...
Topics: Developing with Python, 3D, Blender, EuroPython2016, Python
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Patrick Mühlbauer - Split Up! Fighting the Monolith [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/split-up-fighting-the-monolith) Having to deal with a monolith, an application which became far to big over the time, can be quite bothersome. On the other hand if you split it up and have to deal with lots of smaller components, you might end up in dependency hell. But not only the splitting of the monolith and the...
Topics: System Architecture, Best Practice, Testing, Packaging, EuroPython2016, Python
Alessandro Amici - Test-driven code search and reuse coming to Python with pytest-nodev [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/test-driven-source-code-search-for-python-with-pytest-nodev) We will present the test-driven reuse (TDR) development strategy, a natural extension of test-driven development (TDD), and how to execute it with [pytest-nodev][1] a test-driven search engine for Python code. [1]:...
Topics: Test Driven Development (TDD), Educational Track, Test Libraries (pyTest/node/...), Testing, Best...
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Honza Král - Log all the things! [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/log-all-the-things) Many times these logs are thrown away or just sit uselessly somewhere on disk. I would like to show you how you can make sense of all that data, how to collect and clean them, store them in a scalable fashion and, finally, explore and search across various systems. ----- Centralized logging (and the ELK stack) is proving...
Topics: Tooling, Infrastructure, Operations, DevOps general, EuroPython2016, Python
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Fabio Pliger/Marc-André Lemburg - Closing Session [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/closing-session) Closing Session
Topics: Communication, Conferences and Meet-Ups, Euro Python and EPS, EuroPython2016, Python
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Various speakers - Lightning Talks [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] Lightning talks, presented by Harald Massa - Vitalii Vokhmin - Deploying a Hobby App in Seconds - Jernej Makovsek - Selenium Components - David Terry - Model-Based Testing - Rafael - Considerations at Scale - Team Coala - Marketing by Programmers - Facundo Batista - Python Argentina - Ania Wszeborowska - PyCon PL - Anton Coceres - PyCon DE 2016 - Shai Efrati - The Krihelinator - Lars...
Topics: Communication, Conferences and Meet-Ups, Best Practice, lightning talk, EuroPython2016, Python
Ralph Heinkel - The value of mindfulness and how it has arrived at Google [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/the-value-of-mindfulness-and-how-it-has-arrived-at-google) Mindfulness has proven to be a foundational skill that started as a pure buddhist practice. Nowadays mindfulness serves as the core technique of several western programs ranging from curing stress- induced medical problems to curricula for...
Topics: EuroPython2016, Python
Olga Lyashevska - How can machine learning help to predict changes in size of Atlantic herring ? [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/how-can-machine-learning-help-to-predict-changes-in-size-of-atlantic-herring) This talk is a case-study of how Python (Pandas, NumPy, SciKit-learn) can be implemented to identify the influence of the potential drivers of a decline in size of Atlantic herring populations using...
Topics: Science, Predictions, Case Study, Scientific Libraries (Numpy/Pandas/SciKit/...), Machine-Learning,...
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Bargava Subramanian - Machine Learning: Power of Ensembles [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/machine-learning-power-of-ensembles) In Machine Learning, the power of combining many models have proven to successfully provide better results than single models. The primary goal of the talk is to answer the following questions: 1) Why and How ensembles produce better output? 2) When data scales, what's the impact?...
Topics: Predictions, Machine-Learning, Scientific Libraries (Numpy/Pandas/SciKit/...), Data Science,...
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Geoff French - An Introduction to Deep Learning [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/an-introduction-to-deep-learning) Deep learning: how it works, how to train a deep neural network, the theory behind deep learning, recent developments and applications. (length: 60 mins) ----- (length: 60 mins) In the last few years, deep neural networks have been used to generate state of the art results in image classification,...
Topics: Deep Learning, Science Track, Data Science, Machine-Learning, EuroPython2016, Python
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Tariq Rashid - A Gentle Introduction to Neural Networks (with Python) [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/a-gentle-introduction-to-neural-networks-with-python) A gentle introduction to neural networks, and making your own with Python. This session is deliberately designed to be accessible to everyone, including anyone with no expertise in mathematics, computer science or Python. From this session you will have an...
Topics: Python 3, Beginners, Scientific Libraries (Numpy/Pandas/SciKit/...), Algorithms, Machine-Learning,...
Gaël Varoquaux - Scientist meets web dev: how Python became the language of data [EuroPython 2016] [22 July 2016 / 2016-07-22] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/keynote-science-web-dev) Data science is a hot topic and Python has emerged as an ideal language for it. Its strength for data analysis come from the cultural mix between the scientific Python community, and more conventional software usage, such as web development or system administration. I'll...
Topics: Science, Data, EuroPython2016, Python
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Joe Drumgoole - A deep dive into the Pymongo MongoDB driver [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/a-deep-dive-into-the-pymongo-mongodb-driver) The Pymongo driver is one of MongoDB’s most popular driver interfaces for connecting to MongoDB. But developers rarely look under the cover to see what’s happening inside the driver. By having a deeper insight into how the driver constructs server requests and responds,...
Topics: Educational Track, MongoDB, Open-Source, EuroPython2016, Python
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James Saryerwinnie - Writing Redis in Python with asyncio [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/writing-redis-in-python-with-asyncio) In this talk, I'll show you how to write redis using asyncio. You'll see how you can create a real world application using asyncio by creating a python port of redis. ----- Python has been adding more and more async features to the language. Starting with asyncio in python 3.4 and...
Topics: NoSQL, ASYNC / Concurreny, Databases, EuroPython2016, Python
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Adam Dangoor - Another pair of eyes: Reviewing code well [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/another-pair-of-eyes-reviewing-code-well) Many of us have been taught to code, but we know that software engineering jobs are so much more than that. Programmers can spend 5-6 hours per week on code review, but doing that is almost ignored as a skill. How many of us have seen poor reviews, which don't catch bugs, make...
Topics: Clean Code, Tooling, Best Practice, Development, EuroPython2016, Python
Anjana Vakil - Using and abusing Python’s double-underscore methods and attributes [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/using-and-abusing-pythons-double-underscore-methods-and-attributes) Python’s double-underscore ('`__`') methods and attributes go by many names, including “special”, “dunder”, and “magic”. You already use some, like `__init__`, but there are many more! In this talk, we’ll see...
Topics: Python 3, Python general, Programming, EuroPython2016, Python
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Jose Manuel Ortega - Ethical hacking with Python tools [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/ethical-hacking-with-python-tools) Python, as well as offering an ecosystem of tools for testing security and application pentesting.Python offers a tool ecosystem for developing our own tools security for testing applications and the servers security,identifying information about servers and potential vulnerabilities. The...
Topics: Security, Tooling, Science Track, Development, EuroPython2016, Python
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Andreas Dewes - Analyzing Data with Python & Docker [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/analyzing-data-with-python-docker) Docker is a powerful tool for packaging software and services in containers and running them on a virtual infrastructure. Python is a very powerful language for data analysis. What happens if we combine the two? We get a very versatile and robust system for analyzing data at small and...
Topics: Deployment/Continuous Integration and Delivery, Docker, Data Science, EuroPython2016, Python
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Alexys Jacob/Guillaume Gelin - Planning for the worst [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/planning-for-the-worst) Sharing our worst production experiences and the tricks, good practices and code we developed to address them. ----- This talk is about sharing our experience about how we handled production problems on all levels of our applications. We'll begin with common problems, errors and failures and dig on to...
Topics: The Answer to Life the Universe and Everything Else, Use Case, Best Practice, Mind Bending,...
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iztok kucan/Joris Peeters - Algorithmic Trading with Python [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/algorithmic-trading-with-python) This is a look behind the scenes at Winton Capital Management- one of Europe’s most successful systematic investment managers. The talk will mainly focus on how Python gives researchers fine-grained control over the data and trading systems, without requiring them to interact directly...
Topics: Algorithms, EuroPython2016, Python
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Fabien Bochu - Grocker, a Python build chain for Docker [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/grocker-a-python-build-chain-for-docker) Grocker is a Docker build chain for Python. It transforms your Python package into a self-contained Docker image which can be easily deployed in a Docker infrastructure. Grocker also adds a Docker entry point to easily start your application. ----- At Polyconseil, we build Paris...
Topics: Docker, EuroPython2016, Python
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Alexander Steffen - Writing unit tests for C code in Python [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/writing-unit-tests-for-c-code-in-python) There are many unit testing frameworks for C out there, but most of them require you to write your tests in C (or C++). While there might be good reasons to keep your implementation in C, those hardly apply to the tests. So wouldn't it be nice to use all the power of Python and...
Topics: Programming, C-Languages, Testing, EuroPython2016, Python
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Valeria Pettorino - Unveiling the Universe with python [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/unveiling-the-universe-with-python) I will describe a scientific application of python in the field of Astrophysics and Cosmology. How the publicly available package Monte Python is used to compare data from space satellite missions with theoretical models that attempt to describe the evolution and content of the Universe....
Topics: Visualization, Science, Python general, Scientific Libraries (Numpy/Pandas/SciKit/...), Physics,...
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Sławomir Piasecki - Python in Astronomy [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/python-in-astronomy) I would like to talk about modern Astronomy where I would give a brief history of Astronomy. I will answer some question: What do we use computers for today in astronomy? Where is Python’s place in today’s science? Is Python is the best language for scientific computation? I would like to give a short...
Topics: Visualization, Science, Python general, Scientific Libraries (Numpy/Pandas/SciKit/...), Physics,...
John Kraal - High Availability Scaling with Share Nothing Architecture [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/high-availability-scaling-with-share-nothing-architecture) Scaling a project to a worldwide scale with the same performance and availability in every region using Python isn’t easy, but with the right mindset and tools it’s a very viable target. ----- We will discuss methods of delivering software, with...
Topics: Security, Data Structures, Architecture, Distributed Systems, Scaling, EuroPython2016, Python
Ralph de Wargny - High Performance Python on Intel Many-Core Architecture [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/high-performance-python-on-intel-architecture) This talk will give an overview about the Intel® Distribution for Python which delivers high performance acceleration of Python code on Intel processors for scientific computing, data analytics, and machine learning. ----- In the first part of the talk,...
Topics: Scientific Libraries (Numpy/Pandas/SciKit/...), Data Science, Machine-Learning, EuroPython2016,...
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Katharine Jarmul - I Hate You, NLP... ;) [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/i-hate-you-nlp) In an era of almost-unlimited textual data, accurate sentiment analysis can be the key for determining if our products, services and communities are delighting or aggravating others. We'll take a look at the sentiment analysis landscape in Python: touching on simple libraries and approaches to try as well as more complex...
Topics: Natural Language Processing, Algorithms, failures/mistakes, Data Science, Machine-Learning,...
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Anna Wszeborowska - Music transcription with Python [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/music-transcription-with-python) Music transcription allows to convert an audio recording to musical notation through mathematical analysis. In the talk we will focus on transcribing a monophonic audio input and see how we can modify it on the fly. To achieve that, we need to determine pitch and duration of each note, and then...
Topics: Algorithms, Use Case, Science Track, Scientific Libraries (Numpy/Pandas/SciKit/...),...
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Rogier van der Geer - How to conquer the world [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/a-genetic-algorithm-to-play-the-game-of-risk) The popular board game of Risk has many fans around the world. Using a Python-based simulation of the game, we use a genetic algorithm to train a risk-playing algorithm. ----- During this talk we'll explain what genetic algorithms are and we'll explain an entertaining use-case: how to...
Topics: Visualization, Algorithms, Predictions, Performance, Programming, EuroPython2016, Python
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Fabio Pliger - OMG, Bokeh is better than ever! [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/omg-bokeh-is-better-then-ever) Bokeh is a unique library in its genre that lets users create beautiful and complex visualizations from Python. The talks shows a comprehensive overview of the most powerful and popular Bokeh features, like: the optimized websocket based server for performant python callbacks from actions on the...
Topics: Visualization, Big Data, Use Case, Open-Source, HTML5, EuroPython2016, Python
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Valerio Maggio - Data Formats for Data Science [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/data-science-formats-beyond-csv-and-hdfs) The CSV is the most widely adopted data format. It used to store and share *not-so-big* scientific data. However, this format is not particularly suited in case data require any sort of internal hierarchical structure, or if data are too big. To this end, other data formats must be...
Topics: Physics, Big Data, Scientific Libraries (Numpy/Pandas/SciKit/...), Data Science, Databases,...
Mihai Iachimovschi - Real virtual environments without virtualenv [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/real-virtual-environments-without-virtualenv) Virtualenv is a great tool for the development environment but it's definitely not suitable for every use case. Also, Docker is great for running the application in production, but not everyone that use it in production tried to use it in the development environment....
Topics: Web General, Python general, Open-Source, Docker, Deployment/Continuous Integration and Delivery,...
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Helen Sherwood-Taylor - Managing Mocks [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/managing-mocks) Mocking is a valuable technique for writing tests but mocking effectively is often a stumbling block for many developers and can raise questions about its overall value as a technique. There will be a brief introduction to mocking, then a look at features and techniques of Python’s unittest.mock library and cover some...
Topics: Test Driven Development (TDD), Testing, EuroPython2016, Python
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Fabio Pliger/Marc-André Lemburg - EPS General Assembly [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/eps-general-assembly) This is where the EuroPython Society (EPS) board gives its reports, resolutions are passed and the EPS members can vote in a new EPS board.
Topics: Communication, Conferences and Meet-Ups, Euro Python and EPS, Community, EuroPython2016, Python
Fabio Pliger/Marc-André Lemburg - EuroPython 2017: Help us build the next edition! [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/europython-2017-help-us-build-the-next-edition) We need help with organizing and running EuroPython 2017. In this session, we will explain how the EuroPython workgroup model works and where you could help. ----- We need help with organizing and running EuroPython 2017 In this session, we will...
Topics: Communication, Conferences and Meet-Ups, Euro Python and EPS, EuroPython2016, Python
Miguel Reguero/Rodrigo Núñez - Cybersecurity in the financial sector with Python [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/ciberseguridad-en-el-sector-financiero-con-python) When people talk about cybersecurity they often think about ethical hacking and exploits, that is but a fraction of what cybersecurity is about, today we are going to talk about another aspect, which is often deemed as not too important.
Topics: Security, EuroPython2016, Python
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Iwan Vosloo - What's the point of Object Orientation? [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/whats-the-point-of-object-orientation) This talk covers the basics of what Object Orientation (OO) is really about. It focusses on the problem OO is aimed at solving and shows where the OO mechanisms of Python fit into this picture. This material can serve as an introduction to OO for beginners, but also as a homing signal...
Topics: Software Design, Programming, Abstractions, Best Practice, EuroPython2016, Python
Andrii Soldatenko - What is the best full text search engine for Python? [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/what-is-the-best-full-text-search-engine-for-python) Compare full text search engines for Python. ----- Nowadays we can see lot’s of benchmarks and performance tests of different web frameworks and Python tools. Regarding to search engines, it’s difficult to find useful information especially...
Topics: PostgreSQL, Python 3, Elastic Search, Documentation, EuroPython2016, Python
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Various speakers - Lightning Talks [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] Lightning talks, presented by Harry Percival
Topics: Communication, Conferences and Meet-Ups, Best Practice, lightning talk, EuroPython2016, Python
Rudy Sicard - Leveraging documentation power for better web APIs [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/leveraging-documentation-power-for-better-web-apis) Web APIs that are easier to understand, develop, test and use, is a popular subject. "An API is only as good as its documentation". We decided to play with this proverb and leverage the power of documentation. We propose to use the code documentation...
Topics: Django, Web Servers and MicroFWs (Flask/Tornado/Nginx/...), APIs, EuroPython2016, Python
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Catherine Holloway - Simplifying Computer Art in Python [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/simplifying-computer-art-in-python) The Processing project demonstrated that computer art can attract a wider audience to programming. Python has a robust catalog of libraries, including two interfaces to OpenGL. However, none of these libraries replicate Processing’s simplicity when drawing to the screen. I will present...
Topics: Visualization, Teaching, Game-Development, EuroPython2016, Python
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Daniele Procida - Documentation-driven development [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/documentation-driven-development) One secret of Django's success is the quality of its documentation. As well as being key to the quality of the code itself, it has helped drive the development of Django as a community project, and even the professional development of programmers who adopt Django. I'll discuss how Django has...
Topics: Management, Open-Source, EuroPython2016, Python
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Floris Bruynooghe - Build your Microservices with ZeroMQ [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/build-your-microservices-with-zeromq) While microservices are rather commonly implemented using JSON over HTTP this is merely an implementation choice. This talk will cover the reasons why you might want to choose ZeroMQ as communication transport between your microservices instead. It will show how ZeroMQ is used from...
Topics: Software Design, System Architecture, Microservices, EuroPython2016, EuroPython2016, Python
Yury Selivanov - async/await in Python 3.5 and why it is awesome [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/asyncawait-in-python-35-an-why-it-is-awesome) async/await is here, everybody can use it in Python 3.5. It's great and awesome, yet only a few understand it. As a PEP 492 author, I'd really like to have a chance to better explain the topic, show why async/await is important and how it will affect Python. I'll also...
Topics: Python 3, Educational Track, Architecture, ASYNC / Concurreny, EuroPython2016, Python
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Raphael Pierzina - Pytest 3.0 [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/pytest-30) - New features of pytest's upcoming major version 3.0 - Breaking changes and other important information - Recap of the first developer sprint in June, 2016 - Thank you notes to all who have contributed to the fundraiser ----- Pytest is a mature testing framework for Python that is developed by a thriving and ever-growing community of...
Topics: Open-Source, Documentation, Testing, Community, EuroPython2016, Python
Lauris Jullien - Asynchronous network requests in a web application [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/asynchronous-network-requests-in-a-web-application) Introducing asynchronous calls from within an endpoint in a web app can be desirable but hard to achieve. This talk will explore different solutions for this (running Twisted event loop, Co-Routines, Asyncio, …) and how well they play with the different...
Topics: Performance, Web Servers and MicroFWs (Flask/Tornado/Nginx/...), ASYNC / Concurreny,...
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Naomi Ceder - Come for the Language, Stay for the Community [EuroPython 2016] [21 July 2016 / 2016-07-21] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/keynote-stay-for-the-community) While Python the language is wonderful, the Python community and the personal, social, and professional benefits that flow from involvement in a community like ours are often more compelling. Learn about the goals of the Python Software Foundation and how everyone can take part to help...
Topics: python, Community, EuroPython2016, Python
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Scott Reeve - Keeping the Lights on with Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/keeping-the-lights-on-with-python) We are using Python to help the National Grid in the UK to balance electricity production and usage. We do this by installing Python powered devices at customers sites that allow us to monitor and set control criteria to automatically turn on and off power consuming and producing devices when...
Topics: Hardware/IoT Track, Case Study, Internet of Things (IoT), EuroPython2016, Python
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Francisco Igual - MiniBrew: Brewing beer with Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/minibrew-brewing-beer-with-python) Dutch startup MiniBrew intends to disrupt the beer market by introducing an easy-to-use beer brewing machine controlled by a mobile app and communicating with a Python backend. Users want real-time insights in their brewing process, which presented some challenges in terms of architectural...
Topics: Hardware/IoT Track, Architecture, Internet of Things (IoT), APIs, RESTful, EuroPython2016, Python
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Iwan Gulenko - How to make IT-recruiting suck less. [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/coding-interviews-what-to-expect-and-how-to-prepare) I am a programmer and I am on a mission to make IT-recruiting suck less. This talk should be useful for both hiring managers and job-seekers. We will assess the status-quo of hiring engineers and talk about resumes, coding questions and tasks that firms make up to assess...
Topics: General, Use Case, Business, Best Practice, failures/mistakes, EuroPython2016, Python
Elena Cuoco - Python in Gravitational Waves Research Communities [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/pyhton-in-gravitational-waves-research-communities) On February 11th 2016 Ligo-Virgo collaboration gave the announce of the discovery of Gravitational Waves, just 100 years after the Einstein’s paper on their prediction. A brief introdutcion to data analysis methods used in Gravitational Waves (GW) communities...
Topics: Jupyter/iPython Notebook, Data Science, EuroPython2016, Python
Victoria Martinez de la Cruz - Build your first OpenStack application with OpenStack PythonSDK [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/build-your-first-openstack-application-with-openstack-pythonsdk) Join this talk to learn about the OpenStack Python SDK and how to deploy your web app step by step using different components in OpenStack. ----- How many times you heard about OpenStack and all the cool things it is...
Topics: Open-Source, EuroPython2016, Python
Moshe Goldstein/david dayan - Implementing Parallel Programming Design Patterns using EFL for Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/implementing-parallel-programming-design-patterns-using-efl-for-python) EFL (Embedded Flexible Language), a deterministic parallel programming tool, may be embedded in any host language. Two versions of the EFL pre-compiler for Python were implemented. One translates EFL blocks...
Topics: Tooling, Multi-Processing, Development, Programming, Compiler and Interpreters, EuroPython2016,...
Alex Vinyals - Ingesting 35 million hotel images with python in the cloud. [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/ingesting-35-million-hotel-images-with-python-in-the-cloud) This talk covers the distributed architecture that Skyscanner built to solve the data challenges involved in the generation of images of all hotels in the world. Putting together a distributed system in Python, based on queues, surfing on the...
Topics: System Architecture, Big Data, Use Case, Distributed Systems, EuroPython2016, Python
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Facundo Batista - Entendiendo Unicode [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/entendiendo-unicode) Charla que explica qué es Unicode y otros conceptos relacionados para poder usar esta tecnología ----- La charla muestra de forma teórica/práctica qué son Unicode, las planillas de códigos, los caracteres, y las codificaciones, entra en detalle en las distintas codificaciones, para saber cómo usarlas, ejemplifica...
Topics: Python 3, Python general, Python 2, EuroPython2016, Python
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Pau Ruŀlan Ferragut - Pytest desde las trincheras [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/pytest-desde-las-trincheras) Todo programador tiene interés para que su software sea fiable y estable. Haremos una sencilla introducción a pytest con el caso de uso de un site internacional para el que generamos cientos de tests y redujimos drásticamente los errores en producción. Con este simple ejemplo demostraremos que...
Topics: Best Practice, Tooling, Case Study, Test Libraries (pyTest/node/...), Testing, EuroPython2016,...
Cameron Macleod - Implementación de un Identificador de Sonido en Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/implementacion-de-un-identificador-de-sonido-en-python) El tema que nos ocupa es como implementar un identificador de sonido tipo Shazam usando técnicas DSP. Los puntos a seguir serán, implementación, retos y pasos adicionales. El proyecto que nos ocupa se encuentra todavía en proceso de desarrollo...
Topics: Case Study, failures/mistakes, Open-Source, Scientific Libraries (Numpy/Pandas/SciKit/...),...
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Jose Manuel Ortega - Hacking ético con herramientas Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/hacking-etico-con-herramientas-python) El objetivo de la charla sería mostrar las herramientas que disponemos dentro de la propia API de Python y librerías de terceros para desarrollar nuestras propias herramientas que permitan realizar pruebas de seguridad y de pentesting de las aplicaciones. ----- Python se ha...
Topics: Security, Privacy, Science Track, Development, Cryptography, EuroPython2016, Python
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Mai Giménez - Un vector por tu palabra [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/un-vector-por-tu-palabra) El ecosistema científico de python es extraordinario y saca músculo con las últimas aportaciones de la comunidad científica. Revisaremos nuevas aproximaciones a la representación de texto. ¡Tus cadenas de texto merecen algo más que una mísera bolsa de palabras! Veremos cómo se aplica la representación...
Topics: Educational Track, Science Track, PyLadies, Data Science, Deep Learning, EuroPython2016, Python
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Víctor Terrón - Kung Fu al amanecer con itertools [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/kung-fu-al-amanecer-con-itertools) El módulo itertools es una de las piedras angulares de la programación avanzada en Python. Esta charla proporciona consejos prácticos del álgebra de iteradores que pueden aplicarse de forma inmediata. Descubrir el módulo itertools supone arrancar el velo de nuestros ojos, y una vez...
Topics: Clean Code, Best Practice, Functional Programming, EuroPython2016, Python
Marc-André Lemburg - So you think your Python startup is worth $10 million... [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/so-you-think-your-startup-is-worth-10-million) This talk is based on a recent consulting project the speaker ran to support the valuation of a Python startup company in the due diligence phase. By following some of the advice from this talk, you should be possible to improve the valuation of your...
Topics: Databases, Use Case, Best Practice, Business Track, Software Design, EuroPython2016, Python
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Stephane Wirtel - Exploring our Python Interpreter [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/exploring-our-python-interpreter) During the last CPython sprints at PyCon US (Montreal), I started to contribute to the CPython project and I wanted to understand the beast. In this case, there is only one solution, trace the code from the beginning. From the command line to the interpreter, we will take part to an adventure....
Topics: Python 3, CPython, Compiler and Interpreters, EuroPython2016, Python
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Shahriar Tajbakhsh - Go for Python Programmers [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/go-for-python-programmers) A side-by-side walkthrough of basic Go history, syntax, semantics and tools compared to Python. ----- There's been quite a bit of hype around Go for some time. In particular within the Python community, we've seen some engineers moving their stack from Python to Go or starting their new project in Go....
Topics: Python general, Data Structures, Programming, Go-Lang, EuroPython2016, Python
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Radomir Dopieralski - Making robots walk with Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/making-robots-walk-with-python) You will see several different walking robots controlled with Python in different ways, and learn how they were built and programmed. ----- Making a robot walk is not easy, especially when all it has for brains is a small microcontroller which you have to program in C. During this talk you will...
Topics: Algorithms, Gadgets, Engineering, Hardware/IoT Track, Cross-Platform-Development, EuroPython2016,...
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Daniele Procida - Minds, machines and Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/minds-machines-and-python) Are we looking in the wrong direction for artificial intelligence and machine learning? I'll discuss an older but perhaps more satisfying approach, that has been neglected in recent years. It begins with questions in logic and language, and can be explored using easy techniques. I'll use simple Python...
Topics: The Answer to Life the Universe and Everything Else, Machine-Learning, EuroPython2016, Python
Alex Willmer - CloudABI: Capability based security on Linux/Unix [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/capability-based-security-on-unix-with-cloudabi) Take POSIX, add capability-based security, then remove anything that conflicts. The result is CloudABI, available for BSD, Linux, OSX et al. A CloudABI process is incapable of any action that has a global impact It can only affect the file descriptors you provide....
Topics: Unix, Security, Web Track, System Architecture, Microservices, EuroPython2016, Python
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Yury Selivanov - High Performance Networking in Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/high-performance-networking-in-python) The talk will cover new async/await syntax in Python, asyncio library and ecosystem around it, and ways to use them for creating high performance servers. It will explain how to build custom event loops for asyncio, with an example of using the libuv library with Cython to achieve 2-3x...
Topics: Python 3, Performance, Architecture, Web Track, ASYNC / Concurreny, EuroPython2016, Python
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Vinicius Pacheco - APIs and Microservices With Go [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/apis-and-microservices-with-go) In this talk we show how the Go language helped us get a high performance in a concise and simple API. Everything will be exemplified using the backdrop of a real case of Globo.com: API registrations. We will see how we went from 200 to 19,000 records per second to the impacts of this rapid growth...
Topics: Architecture, Go-Lang, Microservices, EuroPython2016, Python
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Ilia Kurenkov - re-Discovering Python's Regular Expressions [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/rediscovering-pythons-regular-expressions) As Armin Ronacher pointed out in a recent blog post, there is more to Python's regular expression module than meets the eye. His post made me wonder what other “hidden gems” are stashed away in Python’s `re`. In the talk I share what I’ve learned about the inner...
Topics: Python general, CPython, EuroPython2016, Python
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Scott Triglia - Protect your users with Circuit Breakers [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/protect-your-users-with-circuit-breakers) Failures are the bane of scaling a modern web service and can cause serious pain for end users! Lucky for us, there are techniques that can help protect your product and handle failures in subsystems gracefully. This talk will dive into one of these in depth, the Circuit Breaker...
Topics: Web General, Distributed Systems, Web Track, EuroPython2016, Python
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Theo Crevon - Automate, contribute, repeat. [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/automate-contribute-repeat) At Ableton we love music and we love open-source. Ansible is an amazing tool which allows us to free more time for music by automating boring and repetitive tasks, and to contribute back to the open-source community with ease. Here's an opportunity to share our love for it, our experience with it, and our...
Topics: Infrastructure, Open-Source, Development, DevOps general, EuroPython2016, Python
Zuria Bauer/Daniel Domene López - How to improve your diet and save money with Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/how-to-improve-your-diet-and-save-money-with-python) Optimization in Python (also known as mathematical programming) can be performed by minimization (or maximization) of an objective function within a model that can include discrete variables subject to a set of constrains. At this talk,...
Topics: Science, Beginners, Jupyter/iPython Notebook, Engineering, Science Track, EuroPython2016, Python
Juan Manuel Santos - Salting things up in the DevOps' World: things just got real [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/salting-things-up-in-the-devops-world-things-just-got-real) SaltStack is a thriving configuration management system written in Python that leverages YAML and Jinja2 which, by now, probably needs no introduction. This talk will explore Salt beyond the minimum required setup, targeting...
Topics: Saltstack, Python general, Configuration Management (Ansible/Fabric/Chef/...), DevOps general,...
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Various speakers - Lightning Talks [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] Lightning talks, presented by Harry Percival
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Fabio Pliger - Recruiting session [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/recruiting-session) The recruiting sponsors will present their companies and their job offers in short talks.
Topics: workforce, EuroPython2016, Python
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Mike Müller - Conda - Easier Installs and Simpler Builds [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/conda-easier-installs-and-simpler-builds) Learn about `conda`, the package installer from the scientific community. It offers very interesting features that can improve your installation experience considerably. The talk gives an overview of the basic usage of `conda`. It covers the topics installation and building of...
Topics: Python general, Packaging, Cross-Platform-Development, EuroPython2016, Python
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Sebastian Witowski - Writing faster Python [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/writing-faster-python) Presentation on how you can write faster Python in your daily work. I will briefly explain ways of profiling the code, discuss different code structures and show how they can be improved. You will see what is the fastest way to remove duplicates from a list, what is faster than a _for_ loop or how “asking for...
Topics: Beginners, Performance, Best Practice, EuroPython2016, Python
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Dougal Matthews - Effective Code Review [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/effective-code-review) Developers usually state that finding defects is the primary motivation for doing code reviews. However, research has shown that the main benefits of code reviews are; knowledge transfer, team awareness and finding alternative solutions. Code reviews when done well are more than just finding defects; it should be a...
Topics: Communication, Best Practice, Clean Code, Open-Source, EuroPython2016, Python
The EuroPython Society
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vincent warmerdam - The Joy of Simulation: for Fun and Profit [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/the-joy-of-simulation-for-fun-and-profit) In this talk discusses some joyful exercises in simulation. I'll demonstrate it's usefulness but moreover I'll discuss the sheer joy. I'll discuss how to generate song lyrics, I'll discuss how to get better at casino games, how to avoid math, how to play monopoly or even how...
Topics: Education, Beginners, Algorithms, Data Science, Science, EuroPython2016, Python
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Honza Král - Designing a Pythonic Interface [EuroPython 2016] [19 July 2016 / 2016-07-19] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/designing-a-pythonic-interface) When designing an abstraction for a complex system (an ORM-like library in our case) you face a lot of design decisions and challenges. This talk details how we chose to tackle those when designing elasticsearch-dsl. ----- The json query language for elasticsearch, as well as its other APIs, can be...
Topics: Software Design, Best Practice, failures/mistakes, EuroPython2016, Python
The EuroPython Society
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Roberto Polli - The Router Game [EuroPython 2016] [18 July 2016 / 2016-07-18] [Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain] (https://ep2016.europython.eu//conference/talks/the-router-game) This interactive game teaches the basic of ip and ethernet protocol using just paper and pens, and become very popular with our interns and in our LUG meetings. Participants are divided in teams, simulating simple network infrastructures (eg. computers connected by an hub and a switch). ----- This interactive game teaches the...
Topics: Internet of Things (IoT), EuroPython2016, Python